Guy Ritchie has vowed to fight and save his troubled marriage to Madonna for the sake of their son Rocco.
The film director has pleaded with Madonna to reconsider splitting up because he is terrified he will see less of his boy.
Madonna is planning a permanent move to America, which he fears will make it harder for him to see his son as much as he would like.
Worried Guy, 39, is having sleepless nights and pals have had long, anguished conversations with him about the break-up.
Guy is now heading to New York for a public show of unity with Madonna, 49, while they negotiate their future.
The Sunday Mirror has learned they will be deliberately photographed having dinner this week in Manhattan in an attempt to silence gossip.